A shooting has taken place at a bar leaving at least one person dead.The fatal incident occurred in Hamilton, Ohio; one person was killed and several others injured. The shooter is on the run, according to local media. Police were dispatched to Doubles bar and nightclub at around 2am local time on Sunday, Dayton Daily News reported. The person killed was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released, as police are in the process of contacting family members.
The gunman reportedly exited the bar through a back door and is on the run, NBC affiliate WLWT reported. Police Chief Craig Bucheit said that the motive and number of shooters is so far unclear.
Witness Tolu Adeseha said he was inside the bar when he heard at least 15 shots go on for what “felt like hours.” “It reminded me of things in the news, about people shooting and active shooters,” he said. “This [was] a reality for me, what do you do in an active situation.” Adeseha said he saw multiple people with guns, but did not see anyone fire the weapons.